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2013-02-07 10:00:12

Wearing a nerve stimulator for 20 minutes a day may be a new option for migraine sufferers, according to new research published in the February 6, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The stimulator is placed on the forehead, and it delivers electrical stimulation to the supraorbital nerve. For the study, 67 people who had an average of four migraine attacks per month were followed for one month with no treatment. Then they...

Bright Light And Hard Exercise May Not Be Migraine Triggers After All
2013-01-24 12:49:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research that was recently published in the journal Neurology suggests that two supposed migraine triggers, bright lights and hard exercise, may not have as much of an effect as previously thought. In what sounds like one of the most cruelly designed experiments, researchers had 27 migraine patients run or ride an exercise bike at maximum effort for one hour, while the scientists used a combination of lamps and bright flashes for...

2013-01-06 05:02:55

Advanced Migraine Patient Ambassador's will share their wedding experience as migraine sufferers before and after a migraine relief neurostimulation procedure that helped them have the wedding day and honeymoon they always dreamed of. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 05, 2013 Advanced Migraine Relief and Treatment Center, LLC, a leader in migraine nuerostimulation therapy, will be at the 28th Bi-Annual Bridal Extravaganza in Houston, January 5-6, at the George R. Brown Convention Center....

2012-10-26 04:00:13

Advanced Migraine Relief and Treatment Center is hosting a free seminar on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 7pm about neurostimulation and the Transforma procedure for chronic migraine relief. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Advanced Migraine Relief and Treatment Center, LLC announced today they will be hosting a seminar at University General Hospital about the Transforma procedure, a new option for the control of migraine symptoms based on combined occipital and supraorbital...

Migraines Hurt Your Head Not Your Brain
2012-08-16 13:51:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Migraines are not associated with cognitive decline according to new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital 20 percent of the female population is currently affected by migraines. Even though these headaches are common, there are still a lot of unanswered questions about this complex disease. This disorder has been linked to structural brain lesions and an increased risk of stroke in previous studies, but it is still unclear...

2012-08-13 13:04:48

According to new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital, migraines are not associated with cognitive decline Migraines currently affect about 20 percent of the female population, and while these headaches are common, there are many unanswered questions surrounding this complex disease. Previous studies have linked this disorder to an increased risk of stroke and structural brain lesions, but it has remained unclear whether migraines had other negative consequences such as dementia or...

Can Botox Cure Migraines?
2012-04-25 04:54:47

Botox may be useful for more than tightening up lose skin and wrinkles. A new study shows the main ingredient in Botox could offer some relief to those with chronic migraines. Those with less-frequent headaches, however, might not see the same benefit. According to the study, Botox did offer relief to frequent migraine sufferers, if only moderately so. Patients who experienced near-daily headaches reported having 2 fewer headaches per month when they were injected with Botox. These...

2012-03-19 04:52:10

Loyola was major enroller in landmark clinical trial Loyola University Medical Center is one of the major enrollers in a landmark clinical trial that found that plugging a hole in the heart works no better than drugs in preventing strokes. The study is published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Loyola enrolled 24 patients, one of the highest patient enrolments in the multicenter trial, and more than any other Chicago-area hospital. Principal investigators at the Loyola site are...

2012-03-15 17:12:08

International multi-site randomized study led by Anthony Furlan, M.D., of University Hospitals Case Medical Center A catheter procedure that closes a hole in patients' hearts was no more effective than medical therapy in preventing recurrent strokes, according to a new study published in the March 15 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. In the CLOSURE I trial, clinical researchers compared a catheter procedure plus medical therapy with medications alone to prevent new strokes...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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